Class 1

Teachers – Mrs Rachel Garner & Mrs Jo Tetlow

Summer Term 2019 – Second Half

We can’t believe the end of the school year is nearly here! We hope you’ve had a lovely half term break.

Here is Class 1’s topic information for this half term. We hope it gives you an idea of the things we’ll be doing and learning about this half term.

We thank you for your continued support with hearing children read in the mornings; thank you if you have been able to help. We are always grateful for extra help with hearing children read. Please let us know if you are able to help.

We are in constant need of junk modelling materials so please send in any boxes, cartons and tubes. We’ll make good use of them. The big cardboard boxes provided plenty of fun and opportunities for imaginary play – if you get any more we’d gladly take them off your hands.


Ideally for Foundation Stage children, sharing a book for around 5 – 10 minutes every day helps greatly with progress towards becoming a reader. If you and your child have any energy left at the end of a busy day to read together that would be wonderful!

Foundation Stage children will continue to receive their lists of soundoutable words on a Friday.

Look out for a set of tricky words in your child’s book bag. These are to practice reading in order to help your child recognise tricky words on sight – words like ‘the’, that cannot be sounded out.

Try to play games with your child using the tricky words that we send home– knowing these words on sight will greatly help towards them being a reader. When you need the next set of words, please pop in and pick up a set.

Year 1 homework will continue with literacy and numeracy homework on alternate weeks.

Please call in to see us if you have any questions or if you need to tell us anything and do remember to let us know if someone new is collecting your child from school. We need to be informed of this so we are confident that we are sending your child home with the right person.

Thank you for your support

Jo Tetlow and Rachel Garner


For an overview of the entire Year 1 curricula please click on the link below.